A photographer from Harper's Weekly took several pictures of state militia members guarding downtown streets in the days after the 1906 race massacre. This photo was taken at the intersection of Walton and Peachtree Streets, with the newly built Candler Building in the background. (Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center / Used with permission)
115 years ago, a deadly race riot reshaped Atlanta
The 1906 Atlanta Race Massacre shocked the world, redefined the city, then was completely forgotten about. But events are underway to not forget the tragic history
09/21/2021 — Atlanta, Georgia — The exterior of Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta, Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  The mall’s owner Simon Property Group announced the curfew policy, which they dubbed the “youth supervision program,” earlier in September, but it went into effect Tuesday, September 21. Lenox now requires anyone under 18 to be accompanied by their parent or an adult who is 21 or older after 3 p.m. each day. One adult may accompany up to four youths.(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal Constitution)
Clampdown begins on Lenox Square’s youngest shoppers
Beefing up security has been a focus for the popular mall, which has been the scene of multiple shootings over the past two years